Cities

Delhi-NCR hit by dust storm, strong winds, light rain

Strong winds and light rain hit Delhi and parts of the National Capital Region, including Noida, late Friday evening.

Chennai: 2 men attack, slit hotel owner's ear for service delay

Agitated by delay in service, two men allegedly slit the ear of a hotel owner in Chennai.

Family members of deceased Covid-19 patients mourn the death of their loved ones at the Civil Hospital in Ahmedabad on Thursday

Families of deceased Covid patients made to wait for hours outside mortuary in Ahmedabad

Family members of deceased Covid-19 patients had to wait in line for hours outside the mortuary at the Civil Hospital in Ahmedabad to collect the remains of their loved ones.

Deputy CM Manish Sisodia appointed nodal officer for Covid-19 management in Delhi

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has been appointed the nodal officer for Covid-19 management in the national capital.

Sunday lockdown imposed in Uttar Pradesh, Rs 1,000 fine for not wearing mask

The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to enforce a statewide lockdown on Sunday to contain the spread of Covid-19. A fine of Rs 1,000 will also be collected from anyone found not wearing a face mask.

Day before all-party Covid meet, Nitish Kumar asks migrant labourers to return quickly

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar has said that migrant labourers who wish to return to the state must do so at the earliest. The appeal comes a day before the all-party meet to discuss the second wave of Covid-19 infections in the state.

BMC rolls back decision to turn Mumbai's Jaslok Hospital into dedicated Covid facility

The BMC has withdrawn its decision to turn the privately-owned Jaslok Hospital in Mumbai into a dedicated facility for the treatment of Covid-19 patients.

Andhra CM's sister YS Sharmila detained for breaching protest window

YS Sharmila, daughter of former Andhra CM, was detained by the Hyderabad police for extending the protest window from beyond what was permitted.

Fire breaks out at Lucknow crematorium after body burnt under plastic shed due to space crunch

A plastic shed at Baikunth Dham crematorium in Lucknow, UP, caught fire after a body was burnt under it due to a lack of space.

Two to a bed in Delhi hospital as Covid-19 crisis spirals

At Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital in Delhi, one of India's largest Covid-only facilities with more than 1,500 beds, a stream of ambulances ferried patients to the overflowing casualty ward on Thursday.

As Maha govt imposes curfew, Jains ask Bombay HC to allow them to take food parcels from temples

Two religious Trusts of the Jain community have filed a petition in the Bombay High Court seeking permission to take food from Jain temples during the upcoming religious festival of Ayambil Tap amid strict Covid-19 guidelines imposed by the Maharashtra government.

Kin thrash teacher, blacken his face for sexually harassing Class 10 girl in Punjab

Accusing him of sexually abusing the minor, family members of a Class 10 girl in Punjab's Phagwara thrashed her teacher and blackened his face before handing him over to the police.

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